Some people might say that dolls are kids' toys and nothing more. But incredible artists creating lifelike dolls can change the minds of the harshest critics.

Noel Cruz is one of those people. The Filipino artist, currently working in the USA, repaints regular cute dolls making them into real one-of-a-kind pieces of art.

He has transformed many simple dolls giving them realistic faces of famous people and characters. Noel's repainted dolls are done with intricate detail to the point of being naturally lifelike in essence. These realistic dolls are sold as collectors' items and are wildly popular.

Take a look at some of the "before-after" doll repaint images and be amazed by the talent of Noel Cruz.

More info: ncruz.com | Facebook | Instagram | noeling.deviantart.com | noelcruzcreations.tumblr.com

#1

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Diksha Deshpande
Community Member
3 years ago

She looks frightening in the first picture...

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#2

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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Maisa Chaves
Community Member
3 years ago

this one is freaky.. very realistic

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#3

Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

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Jade Rose-valentine Lorreni
Community Member
3 years ago

Sheldon!!

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#4

Ralph Fiennes

Ralph Fiennes

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Tiffany Harding
Community Member
3 years ago

Who Who Mush Not Be Cheaply Mass Produced.

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#5

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot

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Mary Popps
Community Member
3 years ago

Dammit ! Are you sure this is real ? =O

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#6

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

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Natasha L
Community Member
3 years ago

Nice work with the eyes!

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#7

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Rogue Hater
Community Member
3 years ago

I think the first one is pretty good considering.

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#8

Naomie Harris

Naomie Harris

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İdil
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful Calypso.

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#9

Cher

Cher

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Rogue Hater
Community Member
3 years ago

Serious talent! She looks awesome!

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#10

Daniel Radciffe

Daniel Radciffe

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Lia LuniTic
Community Member
3 years ago

The first one - if Radcliffe was cast as Edward Cullen

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#11

Princess Diana

Princess Diana

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DancingToMyself
Community Member
3 years ago

Omg

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#12

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett

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Liliana V
Community Member
3 years ago

There was really a big improvement here! In the first one her face has no dimension whatsoever//

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#13

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Liliana V
Community Member
3 years ago

Why does Emma Watson original celebrity doll always look so creepy?

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#14

Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter

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Genevieve Gates
Community Member
3 years ago

NO! :oO

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#15

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

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Genevieve Gates
Community Member
3 years ago

She's not even wearing the same outfit

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#16

Gal Gadot

Gal Gadot

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Zaza Pheuteu
Community Member
3 years ago

Errr.. the hair is different on the right "doll". I've got serious doubts that this is what it says it is.

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#17

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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Liliana V
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow! This one is really amazing!

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#18

Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler

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Corinne Wiedemann
Community Member
3 years ago

The first one wasn't horrible but the second gave her face more dimension

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#19

Cher

Cher

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Fernanda Roz
Community Member
3 years ago

Incredible!

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#20

Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball

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Corinne Wiedemann
Community Member
3 years ago

The first doll looked like a zombie

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#21

Judy Garland

Judy Garland

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Aybike Avşar
Community Member
3 years ago

older verison looks more like Lea Michele :D

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#22

Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Marie
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow he really succeeded in making Ian's eyes!

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#23

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

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Zombie Gurl
Community Member
3 years ago

He even shrunk the size of the braid at the very end!!

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#24

Skull Boy

Skull Boy

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Vesna Brnić
Community Member
3 years ago

I can't believe this person has its doll.

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#25

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
3 years ago

The first one made me say outloud, "What the Actual EFFF??"

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#26

Mia Wasikowska

Mia Wasikowska

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FABULOUS1
Community Member
3 years ago

This one looks just like her, great job!

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#27

Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh

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Tiffany Harding
Community Member
3 years ago

WOW!

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#28

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

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torakelet
Community Member
3 years ago

One thing is 100% certain. Streep did not, does not and never will look like this 😂

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#29

Diana Ross

Diana Ross

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Kristen Hdz
Community Member
3 years ago

I want to know how long it takes him to make the hair look so realistic.

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#30

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Rogue Hater
Community Member
3 years ago

Get your own Michael Jackson doll now!! (Nose not included)

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#31

Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett

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Jade Rose-valentine Lorreni
Community Member
3 years ago

The first one looks scary😱

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#32

Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve

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Brenda Olano
Community Member
3 years ago

The original wasn't that bad

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#33

Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson

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Genevieve Gates
Community Member
3 years ago

He forgot to add the glitter

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#34

Cassandra Peterson

Cassandra Peterson

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Richard Servello
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow, that could be a photo

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#35

Glenn Close

Glenn Close

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Santiago Suarez
Community Member
3 years ago

Sia - then Glenn CLose

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#36

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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Kristen Hdz
Community Member
3 years ago

He is a wizard with their hair.

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#37

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

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Guillermo Ramos
Community Member
3 years ago

A lot more facial expression than the real person.

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#38

Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter

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Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

The sidelook could have been left intact in here. Has more personality.

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#39

Jackie Kennedy

Jackie Kennedy

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Zoe Kass
Community Member
3 years ago

She looks like Michael Jackson on the first one.

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#40

Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper

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Allana Rose
Community Member
3 years ago

I've always loved cyndi!

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#41

Luke Evans

Luke Evans

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Amy Green
Community Member
3 years ago

The first one's really good too.. a lot better than the factory Belle!

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#42

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

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Lesley Watts
Community Member
3 years ago

No... not the best

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#43

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

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Viki Banaszak
Community Member
3 years ago

She looks more realistic in the remake.

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#44

Clark Gable

Clark Gable

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Hana Cheaib
Community Member
3 years ago

Wow so realistic!

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#45

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

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Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
3 years ago

Except why the brown eyes? Elizabeth Taylor was known for her violet blue eyes.

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#46

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

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Hana Cheaib
Community Member
3 years ago

Better

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#47

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

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FABULOUS1
Community Member
3 years ago

Neither one looks like her

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#48

Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Ana Fuentes
Community Member
3 years ago

He should have been Christian Grey!!! So sad he wasn't!!!

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#49

Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

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Liliana V
Community Member
3 years ago

Kate Middleton is stunning! But, she kind of looks creep in both... Maybe they just can't capture her beauty?

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#50

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Allana Rose
Community Member
3 years ago

Every time I see the "1st" doll of her, I think I would be offended by it if I were her!

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#51

Princess Diana

Princess Diana

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Donna Mixon
Community Member
3 years ago

The dress isn't still a disaster...

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#52

Selena

Selena

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Ana Fuentes
Community Member
3 years ago

I like this one more than the first one!!!

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#53

Emily Browning

Emily Browning

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Jade Rose-valentine Lorreni
Community Member
3 years ago

Love them both thefactory actually did a good job unlike bell which looks creepy

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#54

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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Hope Floats
Community Member
3 years ago

I have no idea why her boobs are on display,but the 2nd one is much more like her.

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#55

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck

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Richard Servello
Community Member
3 years ago

OK, that's a tough one to nail! Since all that's visible is his chin. This is why, while he's a great batman...his disguise sucks. You can clearly see it's Affleck behind that coil!!!

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#56

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger

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Hana Cheaib
Community Member
3 years ago

Not very different..

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#57

Ashley Greene

Ashley Greene

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Viki Banaszak
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautifully done!

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#58

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

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Della VanNeste
Community Member
3 years ago

Really good

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#59

Selena

Selena

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Andi
Community Member
3 years ago

Selena!! <3

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#60

Elle Fanning

Elle Fanning

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Ana Fuentes
Community Member
3 years ago

So beautiful!!! It looks like a fairy

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#61

Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Hana Cheaib
Community Member
3 years ago

This one works

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#62

Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow

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Amaranthim Talon
Community Member
3 years ago

Good grief!! The first one is not even in the ball park!

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#63

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

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Amy Green
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful!

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#64

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

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ConfusedPanda
Community Member
3 years ago

I can see a bit of Ellie Goulding in this also

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#65

Vivien Leigh

Vivien Leigh

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Allana Rose
Community Member
3 years ago

In the first one, her face shape is more her but the 2nd one has more details, esp. the eyes.

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#66

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Richard Servello
Community Member
3 years ago

He's def got Watson down. The face shape isn't as good as the Belle doll...but the paint is beautiful.

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#67

Paulina Porizkova

Paulina Porizkova

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Teri Huck
Community Member
3 years ago

the before is hideous

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#68

Beyonce

Beyonce

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Abby Rexroth
Community Member
3 years ago

Oops I thought it was Shakira...neither look like Beyonce!

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#69

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

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Dima Less
Community Member
3 years ago

Hmm... In this one I actually liked 'before" more

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Cher

Cher

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Peta Hurley-Hill
Community Member
3 years ago

both good

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#71

Jackson Rathbone

Jackson Rathbone

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Allana Rose
Community Member
3 years ago

Perfection

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#72

David Boreanaz

David Boreanaz

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